ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home or apartment that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
Use this two-page success story to learn how the team at Michigan Interfaith Power and Light has engaged and educated faith communities on environmental sustainability, as well as convinced public officials, businesses, and utilities to reduce energy demand. To date, they have provided over 350 congregations with free energy audits and energy education to help reduce their energy use by 10% or more. As a result, member congregations have made energy-efficient upgrades to new facilities.
Use this two-page success story to learn how Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish has transformed itself into an energy-efficient organization with several green facilities. The parish implemented sustainability policies to lessen the impact of waste (especially plastic waste) on the environment, while also upgrading their facility infrastucture.
View the full list of congregations that have earned the ENERGY STAR, EPA's mark of superior energy performance. Many of these distinguished congregations have shared their energy-saving stories. To learn more, click on "Full Profile" next to the congregation name.
If you're reading this, then you already know that ENERGY STAR can help your congregation save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But perhaps it's a challenge to convince others to participate in the program. This short document has some sample messaging you can use to encourage your congregation's decision-makers to join ENERGY STAR as a partner. Attach our Tip sheet: No-cost, low-cost energy savings for congregations and you have a strong case for saving energy, saving money, and protecting the environment.